tv Late Night With Seth Meyers NBC November 17, 2015 12:37am-1:37am EST
[ cheers and applause ] 30 rockefeller plaza in new york, it's "late night with seth meyers." tonight -- seth rogen. from broadway's "hamilton," actor leslie odom, jr. music from travi$ scott, featuring "the 8g band" with fred armisen and emily armstrong. [ cheers and applause ] ladies and gentlemen, seth meyers! [ cheers and applause ] >> seth: good evening, i'm seth meyers. this is "late night." how is everybody doing tonight? [ cheers and applause ] i'm so glad you're all here. before we get started this evening, i would like to say a few words about the horrible events that happened in paris this weekend.
i wish i could say words in french about this. french teacher. she was my middle school french teacher. i was such a terrible student, that about all i could do right now is list vegetables, colors and maybe a few days of the [ light laughter ] so i think better if i use english to say that i think one of the most jarring things about what happened is, paris is a city that so many people associate with love, and what happened there was so the opposite of that. i love paris. i've been there many times. i almost proposed to my wife in paris. i should have. it would have made for a far less awkward and tense flight home. [ laughter ] i got around to it. sometimes it takes time for these things. so i think that's what made me so sad about it, was, you know, i associate so many nice things with paris. but also, thinking about that, you know, i realize there are other places where things like this happen all of the time. beirut also had a terrible
bombing by isis last week, as well. and i certainly was guilty of not paying the same level of attention to that atrocity. and, you know, when you think about the place where these terrible things are happening most right now, it would be syria, a place where the people who live there, who are trying to live normal lives, are so desperate to leave. and for those refugees, whose life is so difficult right now, i think one of the many -- and there are so many sad things about what happened in paris, but certainly, one of them is how much harder life is going to be for those refugees because of this. and so i would just spare a thought to all the people affected by these tragic events. and hopefully things will be just a little bit better tomorrow. mardi, french for tuesday. -- nailed it. [ light laughter ] thank you, everybody, for indulging me, and let's get to the news. [ applause ] >> seth: the second democratic primary debate was
held this weekend. it was co-hosted by "cbs news" and twitter. said regular viewers of cbs news, "what's twitter?" [ laughter ] bernie sanders announced today that he is has joined snapchat. sanders said he's excited to see his photos disappear, "just like the middle class!" [ laughter and applause ] in an interview this morning, donald trump says that mosques needs to be watched and studied, because he believes they may spread hateful views. in related news, donald trump needs to be watched and studied. [ laughter and applause ] [ cheers and applause ] presidential hopeful martin o'malley this weekend called donald trump an "immigrant bashing carnival barker." not to be outdone, trump called o'malley, "dave?
[ laughter ] one of google's self-driving cars was pulled over this weekend for driving too slowly. said the arresting officer, "do you know why i -- aah!" [ laughter ] after one of google's self-driving cars was pulled over this weekend, the company released a statement, touting that the cars have the human equivalent of 90 years behind the wheel, which also explains why the left blinker was on for 17 miles. [ laughter and applause ] the patent for the iconic shape of coke bottles turned 100 today, which explains why the bottle has started to sag a little. [ laughter and applause ] also full of coke. and that doesn't help. that doesn't help the figure, either. [ applause ] a pair of zebras got loose in downtown philadelphia this weekend after escaping from a
they were chased down and captured almost immediately by by eagles fans those who mistook them for referees. [ laughter and applause ] but don't worry. the zebras were beaten to death. [ laughter ] [ audience ohs ] they weren't really. i'm just kidding. [ laughter ] taco bell has announced plans to start using cage-free eggs in their waffle tacos and other breakfast items. they're hoping the cage-free eggs will distract customers from the meat-free tacos. [ laughter and applause ] formerly undefeated u.f.c champion ronda rousey was knocked out by holly holm saturday in the second round of their fight in australia. and you know what you get for knocking out a woman, holly, a contract with the dallas cowboys. [ audience ohs ]
[ cheers and applause ] "the voice" star blake shelton, this weekend, rescued four men who got stuck in a mud hole in oklahoma. shelton almost left the men, but then, one of them hit a high note, and he just had to turn around. [ laughter and applause ] and finally, a woman in china nearly caused permanent damage to her husband's penis last week, when she suddenly rolled over to shop online while the two were having sex. of course, one of the biggest risks of shopping online is getting a damaged package. [ laughter and applause ] ladies and gentlemen, we have a great show for you tonight! [ cheers and applause ] he is a very funny man. he is the star of the new film "the night before." seth rogen joins us this evening! [ cheers and applause ] also, he is one of the stars of the broadway musical that everyone is talking about, "hamilton." leslie odom, jr. stops by the
show tonight. [ cheers and applause ] let me tell you, that is a show that is as good as everyone promises you it is. and we have music, an incredible performance for you tonight. he is an amazing rapper and producer. travi$ scott joins us on "late night" this evening. [ cheers and applause ] but, before we get to all that, the democratic presidential candidates gathered for their second debate saturday night on cbs, and if you were thinking nobody is going to watch a democratic presidential debate on a saturday at 9:00, you were right! [ laughter ] it was the least-watched debate of the primary season so far. and many people think it was an intentional decision by the democratic national committee to for more on that, it's time for "a closer look." [ cheers and applause ] >> seth: seriously, you can't schedule a debate on saturday night. that's america's date night. and if you want to know the exact moment your marriage died, it was when you were at the restaurant and your wife said, "i don't think i want dessert. i would like to get home and
hear what bernie sanders has to say about wage inequality." [ laughter ] now, you might be might debate." but not only is the next debate also on a saturday, it's on a saturday six days before christmas. and everybody already has plans the saturday before christmas scurrying around a target, looking for a toy that sold out weeks ago. "now, i couldn't find that star wars rolling droid you wanted, buddy, but daddy did glue some googly eyes on a racquetball. merry christmas, my little man." [ laughter ] close enough. that's two debates, but when's the one after it? well, it's scheduled for a sunday in january. according to dnc chair debbie wasserman schultz, because "there's really big football games right before, so so we have a good audience already there." which is one of the worst program decisions i've ever heard. [ boston accent ] "bro, that pats game was sick. now let's watch hillary clinton talk about trade policy in the south pacific!" [ laughter ]
[ cheers and applause ] "bro!" so clearly, something is going on here. the democratic debates are scheduled at times no one will watch. the way you schedule a destination wedding in hopes no one will attend. [ laughter ] "it's only three flights and a boat!" [ laughter ] also, there are only six of them, whereas republicans are having debates every other day until a full year after the election. [ laughter ] senior democrats such as howard dean and nancy pelosi have criticized the d.n.c. for the debate schedule, and many have accused the party of rigging the process to help hillary clinton fend off her primary challenges. democrats are so angry about the lack of debates, they actually heckled wasserman-schultz at an event in new hampshire in september. >> trump was at it again. [ chanting ] >> crowd: we want debates! >> - -one of his supporters in the audience -- >> crowd: we want debates! >> seth: only a crowd of new hampshire democrats would chant, "we want debates." [ laughter ] i mean, even if you do, you have to admit, it's one of the lamest chants in history. [ laughter ] in fact, right after that, the crowd started chanting, "homework is cool."
get home in a reasonable time so we can watch 'sherlock' on netflix and go to bed." wasserman-schultz defended herself from the criticism after saturday's debate saying the schedule is largely up to the broadcasters. quote, "the networks really drove a lot of that. we have cbs, abc, nbc, univision and pbs. when my folks on staff negotiated these were the dates that came back." so you just accepted the dates they gave you? from pbs? [ laughter ] donald trump won't stay in a g.o.p. debate a minute past two hours, but you got outnegotiated by an aardvark naked "arthur"? [ laughter ] i mean, we only have two major parties. could one of them seriously not get a good time slot unless it was on a channel, like "lifetime"? although i would watch a debate on "lifetime." "bernie sanders, the first question is for you. if a stepson slept with his mother, do you think it would rip a small town apart?" [ laughter ] it's a shame the democratic debates aren't on at better times, because saturday's was pretty revealing.
for example, here's bernie sanders accusing hillary clinton of being too close to wall street. >> why do they make millions of dollars on campaign contributions? they expect to get something. everybody knows that. [ cheers and applause ] personal privilege. >> wait a minute. wait a minute. >> secretary clinton gets to respond. >> he has basically used his answer to impugn my integrity. let's be frank here. >> no, i did not. >> wait a minute, senator. [ audience ohs ] >> seth: ooh! [ laughter ] after silencing bernie with her catch phrase, a withering look, hillary went on to defend herself from the accusations. >> you know, not only do i have hundreds of thousands of donors, most of them small -- >> seth: hillary does have small donors, and in fact raised over $5 million from them in the third quarter. but when it comes to percent of donations from small donors, she's running behind bernie sanders, and donald trump, ben carson, rand paul, carly fiorina, ted cruz, and marco rubio, but still ahead of jeb bush, whose only small donor is a little boy who said he'd give him $10 if he dropped out. [ light laughter ]
[ applause ] but hillary then went on to give a perfectly reasonable explanation for why wall street has supported her. >> i represented new york on 9/11, when we were attacked. where were we attacked? we were attacked in downtown manhattan, where wall street is. i did spend a whole lot of time and effort helping them rebuild. that was good for new york. it was good for the economy. [ applause ] and it was a way to rebuke the terrorists who had attacked our country. >> seth: now that sounds bad, but to be fair to hillary's strategy here, the last candidates who successfully used 9/11 as a defense against criticism in the campaign was -- president rudy guiliani. [ light laughter ] whose campaign went a little bit better than that joke. [ laughter ] in fact, hillary's 9/11 answer was such a head scratcher, it caused major backlash on
cbs moderators followed up later with a question from twitter. >> scretary clinton, one of the tweets we saw said this, "i've never seen a candidate invoke 9/11 to justify millions of wall street donations until now." different vote than i did when it came to giving immunity to >> senator, a mistake or not, before i -- >> there were parts of that i disagree. i'm certainly absolutely willing to look at that bill again and make sure -- >> so not a mistake? >> john, this is another one of those examples. >> seth: how happy was bernie sanders when martin o'malley jumped there? [ laughter ] because look at bernie's face right before he did. [ laughter ] he was not ready to give an answer there. now o'malley's debate performance wasn't especially memorable, but he did have one of the more noteworthy moments in the debate when he brought up donald trump. >> let's say it in our debate, because you'll never hear from the immigrant-bashing carnival barker, donald trump. [ laughter ] the truth of the matter is --
[ cheers and applause ] [ laughter ] >> seth: look. just look at hillary smiling. [ laughter and applause ] i mean, just mentioning the name, donald trump gives her such joy. [ laughter ] can you even imagine what she looked like debating trump in a general election? it'll just be a constant loop of trump saying something stupid and hillary laughing. [ laughter ] i mean, i guess it would look like this. >> we need to build a wall. [ hillary laughing ] [ laughter and applause ] >> seth: so listen. listen, there's a lot more you can learn about the candidates in these debates. we need more of them, not less. and on days people will actually watch. this has been "a closer look." [ cheers and applause ] we'll be right back with seth rogen!
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[ cheers and applause ] >> seth: welcome back to "late night," everybody. give it up for the 8g band! [ cheers and applause ] last spring we had a great rock band from los angeles perform on the show. that band is dead sara, and i liked them so much i asked their vocalist emily armstrong to sit in with the 8g band all week. [ cheers and applause ]
thank you for being here, emily. be sure to check out dead sara's latest release, "pleasure to meet you." and thank you so much for being here, emily. and you guys -- >> absolutely, thank you. [ cheers and applause ] >> seth: on top of all that, fred armisen is back on show with us tonight. welcome back, fred. [ cheers and applause ] >> fred: thank you. >> seth: fred, i miss you desperately when you're gone, but one of the greatest things about having you back is i -- one of my biggest complaints about tv right now, because i think television's great, is i do not have time to watch all the tv that is out here. you, however -- fred claims that he has watched every episode of every show that's on television. [ laughter ] >> fred: yeah. >> seth: is that correct? >> fred: yeah. >> seth: okay. so that means it's once again time for "fred armisen's extremely accurate tv recap." [ cheers and applause ] >> seth: all right. so to prove this, fred, to prove you're not making this up, i'm going to give you the title of a show and i would love you to give me a description of what happened in the last episode. >> fred: okay, great. >> seth: "rosewood." >> fred: oh, "rosewood"? come on. [ laughter ] you don't know "rosewood"? >> seth: no, i don't know it. >> fred: you haven't seen it? >> seth: no.
>> fred: did you see the pilot? >> seth: i haven't seen any of it. >> fred: oh, you have to see it! >> seth: okay. >> fred: "rosewood." >> seth: so what happened on the last episode of rosewood? >> fred: it's these candle makers, right? [ laughter ] and they live near this island called rosewood. and -- >> seth: not on the island? near it? >> fred: near it. in a sort of an inlet. [ laughter ] you know what i mean? like an inlet nearby it. and in the factory, the factory owner comes back and they're like -- and the wife who works there, she's like, "congratulations." [ laughter ] and he's like, "on what?" and she's like, "oh, i didn't know it was you. i don't have my glasses." [ laughter ] so he was like, "who were you going to congratulate?" and she is like, "oh, no, nothing. i don't want to talk about it. it's like kind of a surprise, and it's no one you know, but one of our employees -- i'm congratulating him for something." and he was like, "what?" and she is like, "why are you yelling?" [ laughter ] and so they have this quiet fight for like, the whole half hour.
the episode of the show, they're looking at each other like "what?" [ laughter ] and then that's where it ends. [ laughter and applause ] >> seth: all right. so -- to clarify, the episode ends and you still don't know what the employee is being congratulated for. you just get the sense that the family is -- they're there at loggerheads with one another. >> fred: yeah, but -- i could tell you, but i don't want to give it away, because are you going to watch this? >> seth: uh, no. >> fred: okay, okay. [ laughter ] it was a reading contest. [ laughter ] of eloquence. something you pronounce -- you have to watch it. [ laughter ] >> seth: now, that's fantastic. give it up for fred, everybody. [ cheers and applause ] but, that's a good time to give it up for fred, because according to "tv guide," last week's episode said "while testifying for the prosecution in a murder trial, private pathologist dr. beaumont rosewood must match wits with the defense expert witness, who happens to be rosewood's father." >> fred: the father?
[ laughter ] yeah. [ laughter ] >> seth: our first guest tonight is a very funny comedian, actor and writer who you know from movies such as "knocked up," "this is the end" and "neighbors." his latest film "the night before" opens in theaters this friday. let's take a look. >> i'm capturing this on my sony xperia ultra phone. no matter what the light, the picture's right. all right? >> it's your man chris robb comin' at you. what happening, p? >> p! >> and -- internet. >> his social media game's crazy. >> on point. >> really on point. >> on point. >> hey, there. didn't want to interrupt while you guys were rolling back there. great video, by the way. just watched it. >> that was fast. >> my name is joshua. i'm going to be your red bull provided driver for the evening. first stop, rockefeller center, right? >> there you go! nice meeting you, josh. >> you're doing the hang loose thing too much. [ laughter ]
[ cheers and applause ] >> seth: so delighted you're here! >> how's it going? >> seth: it's going great. >> thank you. hi, guys! [ cheers and applause ] >> seth: very exciting to have you here. >> great to be here. >> seth: because you were supposed to come before -- >> i was. >> seth: -- for a film called "the interview." >> i was, yeah. and then they cancelled the movie, so -- [ light laughter ] >> seth: it seemed weird to do prep. >> it seemed weird to promote a movie that wasn't coming out, yeah. yeah, we made a movie making fun of a guy, and then the guy we were making fun of told them not to release it, and so they didn't. [ laughter ] which was a good lesson, i think, for the world. yeah. >> seth: yeah, absolutely. and now -- and then, part of this, of course, was this e-mail hack. >> yes. >> seth: and so i can only imagine how you feel when you realize, oh, my god, i have e-mails that might be read by
strangers. >> yeah. i was actually more worried about the e-mails being read by people i know. >> seth: okay. [ laughter ] that makes sense. >> because i write a lot of mean things about people i know. >> seth: yeah. >> in e-mails, like most people do. that's where i save it. and so there was -- yeah, there was a moment i really had to look at myself and think, like, should all my e-mails come out, what's going to happen? and i had to make like preemptive phone calls to people. i called jonah hill and was like -- "the negotiation for 'this is the end' was rough, man. and there might be -- [ laughter ] might be a few derogatory statements that -- you didn't need a driver. come on." but uh, yeah. [ laughter ] >> seth: that must be a nice thing to get through. >> it didn't come out in the end. >> seth: and now you have a nice film that no one is complaining about. >> no, the north pole has not hacked sony over this film. [ laughter ] >> seth: there's obviously been
a lot of christmas movies over the years. this one is unique. nothing like this before. this is about three guys sort of going out big on christmas eve. >> yeah, it's about three guys who have a tradition of going out every year on christmas eve, and because they've gotten older, and one guy is more successful, i have a family, it's our last year doing it. and so we really are trying to blow it out. and it's a very -- it's a hard movie -- i think that's literally, the clip is the only 12 seconds without drugs and profanity in the entire movie. [ laughter ] and even as i was watching, i was like, "this is a weird clip." [ laughter ] but it's the only thing we can show you that doesn't have something super messed up happening in it. >> seth: that is weird that you have to then promote a film with like, the 12 seconds -- >> yeah, the connective tissue between the scenes. yeah. that leads to a hilarious scene that is incredibly filthy. >> seth: now, one of the things that -- you filmed this in new york city. >> we did, yes. >> seth: but you had to film in july and august. >> yeah, we filmed in the middle of the summer. >> seth: which is not christmas. >> no. >> seth: a lot of christmas sweaters. a lot of wearing christmas clothes.
>> it's hot. >> seth: you cooled yourself down in a very, like -- to me, this is a very -- the way seth rogen would cool himself down. >> it's on -- it's on market, yeah. i -- well, you want to cool down your core, which is inside you. and so -- [ laughter ] in order to do that, you want to get the ice as close to inside you as humanly possible. >> seth: right. >> so i figured my crotch -- my groin, my -- that area is pretty -- it's next to inside me. [ laughter ] and so i would -- and at times, it is inside me. [ laughter ] and so, yeah. i would stuff my kind of groinal region with ice packs and those cooling things to try to cool my core. >> seth: and did it work? >> no, it just froze my nuts. [ laughter ] and -- [ laughter and applause ] >> seth: that would be -- what a bummer if you had to go to the hospital, and just explaining how it happened. a doctor saying, "why do you
have frostbite in the middle of july?" >> my frostbit nuts, yeah. "i'm filming a movie, sir." >> seth: life is hard for actors. >> life is very hard. you've frozen your butt shut. that's what i was waiting for. >> seth: you have -- there is a great scene where you go to fao schwarz. >> yeah. >> seth: piano keyboard, famous scene from "big." >> yes. >> seth: you do it to kanye west's "runaway." >> we do, yeah. >> seth: which is fantastic. >> it's great. i love kanye west. >> seth: i love kanye west, as well. >> he's the best. >> seth: you might have -- >> we don't love him as much as kanye west loves kanye west. [ laughter ] >> seth: we'll never get there. we'll never get there. >> but i love him. >> seth: i appreciate -- yeah. i'm a big fan. i'm glad -- you have, though, a kanye west story that i can't tell if i'm stupid jealous of or not jealous at all, which is you -- he rapped his album to you. >> he did. so i made a video mocking him horribly with my friend, james franco. >> seth: to the "bound" video. >> to the "bound" video. and i do this a lot, where i like do really mean things to other celebrities, never thinking i'm going to see them one day. >> seth: right. >> -- and have to deal with it.
[ laughter ] i literally said horrible things about justin bieber for years, and all of a sudden i'm face-to-face with him on a talk show. and i'm like, "oh, no!" [ laughter ] "i didn't plan for this!" but so that happened with kanye west. i made fun of him in a video. and i'm a big fan of his, though. so it's weird. and then i was in the lobby of a hotel with my wife, and i heard, "yo!" and i turn around and it's kanye, which scared me at first. because i was like -- this is it. >> seth: you remembered right away you made fun of him. >> oh, instantly, because i'm a coward. and i just went right to like, the last thing i'd see was, like, a $10,000 sneaker hitting me in the face, and then i'm going to be dead. [ laughter ] so i said -- i apologized profusely. come out of the gate apologizing. i'm sorry, i'm sorry, i'm a fan, it was out of love, all that stuff. and he said, "you're a fan?" that's all he heard. which was good. [ laughter ] and i said, "yeah." and he said, "i'm working on a new album and if you want, i'll play it for you." and i was like, "great." and he was like, "i have a van out front."
[ laughter ] >> seth: there's no one it's okay for. >> no. exactly, yeah. the answer is that even sounds weird coming out of kanye west's mouth. "yo, i've got a van out front." and me and my wife are like, "i guess we're doing this." and so we went in his van, and he didn't have the lyrics recorded, just beats. and he went through an entire album, like 17 tracks, playing the beats on a laptop and then rapping the song like -- this close to my face! which is bizarre. >> seth: yeah. >> 'cause you don't know where to look. i remember he was like -- it's like being at a strip club and you're like, "where do i look?" [ laughter ] do i look in his eyes? is that creepy or weird? so i just kind of like bobbed -- i kind of like -- me and my wife looked at each other, and we're like. "we'll just bob." this feels appropriate. yeah, and we were in there for like two-and-a-half hours. [ laughter ] >> seth: oh, my god. >> and he rapped me his entire new album, which hasn't come out yet, but i can tell you, it's
dope. >> seth: that's fantastic. [ applause ] also, before you go, i'd be remiss if i didn't tell you how >> oh, thank you so much. >> seth: i loved the film, and you were absolutely excellent in it. >> thank you, i appreciate that. >> seth: congratulations. and so much for being here. >> seth: seth rogen, everybody. [ cheers and applause ] check out "the night before" in theaters this friday. leslie odom jr.
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[ cheers and applause ] >> seth: welcome back to "late night," everybody! our next guest is currently starring in one of the most talked about shows in broadway history. he plays aaron burr in the hit musical "hamilton" which is currently on at the richard rogers theater. let's take a look. i wanna be in the room where it happened the room where it happened i wanna be in
i wanna be in the room where it happened i i wanna be in the room oh i wanna be i wanna be in i've got to be i've got to be in the room that big ol' room the art of the compromise hold your nose and close your eyes >> seth: please welcome to the show, leslie odom jr.! [ cheers and applause ] i am simply delighted. >> that's fred armisen. >> seth: that's fred armisen over there. every tv show. >> wow, i love that show, "rosewood." that was a really good episode. >> fred: so good. [ laughter ] >> seth: so the clip we showed,
and again, congratulations. i saw you after the night i saw it, and i said how amazing you were. the clip we showed, that is a show-stopper that is in the second act, standing ovation when it finishes. is that your favorite moment of the night? >> god, no. >> seth: okay. so what's your favorite moment of the night? >> the end. >> seth: okay. [ laughter ] >> it is such -- it's just such a formidable task ahead of us each night doing this show. you know, lynn really laid down the gauntlet with this show. you know, one of the things that's so exciting about it, is that it asks everything of you every single night. so that number, i never know, you know -- if i'm going to survive, i'm going to make it through. so when we reach the end, it's like it's a miracle. >> seth: that's fantastic. i do feel we should explain the show for people who haven't seen it. because it does not naturally fit into what you think of a broadway show. it is about alexander hamilton, about the founding fathers. and it doesn't seem like it should work, but it works incredibly well. why do you think it is? why do you think this sort of
all of a sudden -- because the minute the show starts, for me, i went in saying i don't know how this -- the minute it starts, you go, okay, you feel immediately comfortable, this is going to be great. >> yeah. i think it's because there's a part of the audience that the whole time they're kind of marveling at the fact that it works too. >> seth: yeah. it's something that shouldn't work, you know, and in this case, i think the genius is in the incongruence. when i was explaining it to people, i was turning down work and things to be a part of this show that paid nothing and sounded ridiculous. and i'm telling people i'm going to do this show about the founding fathers that uses hip-hop music, and it's all african american and latin american actors and they're like, "that's going to suck." [ laughter ] sounds stinky. i don't want to see that. so, yeah. so it's -- it's just such a comfort now that the show is out, that album is out so people can sample it before they come. so you don't have to come in completely in the dark. there's enough out there now about the show.
white actor in the show is the one who plays the king of england. is this -- obviously, this can't have been a role you ever expected to play. >> no. an 80-year-old white man. [ laughter ] 80-year-old founding father. because our show also takes place in flashbacks. aaron burr, i look at it like he's telling the story about the most amazing man he ever knew, who he just happened to murder. >> seth: right. >> and so it's -- yeah. my dream role, an 80-year-old white guy. >> seth: you got it. you used to go to your agent and say why can't you get me aaron burr? >> more white men in their 80s! [ laughter ] >> seth: i've done it, people love it. you've had obviously amazing people have even come see the show, president obama, jay-z and beyonce have come. is there anyone for you -- any heroes of yours that have found their way backstage after the show? >> several, actually, large and small. anna smith came and blew my
mind. i went to drama school, i went to carnegie melon in pittsburgh. [ applause ] >> woah, pittsburgh! >> seth: three mice went -- woo! >> i know them, i know that dorm. but i -- we used to -- you know, we watched all the musical movies, films and stuff like that. movie-films. [ laughter ] and we used to watch "cabaret" a lot and joel grey and liza minneli are so great in that. and so joel came to see us downtown, mr. grey came to see us downtown, and a friend of mine was behind him in line, rory o'malley was behind him in line. and he couldn't wait to get backstage and tell the story. you know, nobody could get tickets to this thing. joel grey is in front of the line and goes to the counter and says, "joel grey. and, you know, right away they -- right away they find him his tickets. and he turns around to rory, and he goes, "i didn't have a ticket." [ laughter ] joel grey just goes up to
and says his name. >> seth: just a standing reservation. >> i mean -- >> seth: that is the peak right there. >> that's when you make it. >> seth: and what was liza like? >> liza kind of shows up in a cloud of medicinal marijuana smoke. [ laughter ] only makes her cooler. >> seth: yeah, of course. is, you know, medicinal. for pain. >> seth: right. >> and she says to me backstage, you know -- i thanked her a lot. i thank the legends, because they really taught us how to do this, you know. such as tradition in theatre. and we learned how to do this from them. and i thanked her and joel. and she said, "well, have you ever seen me live? and i said no. well then you still have something to look forward to." [ laughter ] gangsta! [ applause ] liza is straight gangsta! "you still have something to look forward to." >> seth: that is fantastic. congratulations.
i don't know how you do it every night. but thank god you are, because you guys are putting on just a show for the ages. so congratulations. [ cheers and applause ] leslie odom jr., everybody. "hamilton" is playing at the richard rogers theater we'll be right back with more "late night." [ cheers and applause ] on athletes in 170 countries. the microsoft cloud allows us to immediately be able to access information, wherever we are. information for an athlete's medical care, or information to track their personal best. with microsoft cloud, we save millions of man hours, and that's time that we can invest in our athletes and
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[ cheers and applause ] >> seth: tonight's musical guest is a critically-revered rapper, singer, songwriter and producer who is making a name for himself with his dynamic live performances. here to perform his hits "antidote" and "pray for love," give it up for travi$ scott. [ cheers and applause ] don't you open up that window that antidote poppin' pills is all we know hollywood don't go through in the back it's low key at the night show
so don't you open up that window that antidote yeah let's go party on a sunday that was fun do it all again on monday one more time spent a check on a weekend oh my god i might do it all again yeah i just hit a three peat -- three -- i met this week robert horry i don't do no old -- my -- that's a no-no she just want the coco i just want dinero who that at the front door if it's the feds oh no no no don't let 'em in don't you open up yeah don't you let out yeah poppin' pills
is all we know in the hills is all we know hollywood don't go through the front door in the back it's low key at the night show yeah ooh yeah yeah yeah at the night show oh don't pray for love oh yeah just ask the lonely just ask the lonely pray for who lost they fate and died too young pray for the ones i hate the ones i love pray for my liver when i'm off in this club
i pray that the demons go away they hauntin' us man i can't take no more of this lifestyle we been livin' man i can't take no more of the white powers in position gotta grab o.j. wheel gotta scoop up j rich told chase we ain't goin' back you know we gotta hitch i mean i'm aggravated agitated i admit intoxicated animated got me feelin' kinda lit contemplatin' fornicatin' might as well -- up some they lookin' at me way too crazy got me feelin' communist but i'm just tryin' to save the throne pray for bones pray for if my album never sell then we gon' hit that lick tell lamar call up cash tell him buzz me at the it's the weekend we off the deep end you need to pray for us oh don't pray for love yeah yeah yeah say love just ask the lonely
just ask the lonely yeah yeah pills have you ever been through life's challenges promises promises promises get down get down get down get down pray for those we lost yeah pray for those we lost yeah let me tell the lost tale about jacques let me tell you how i turned scott how i went down on the block ten o'clock and how we came up dodgin' cops yeah 'fore a -- had the locks 'fore a -- had the chain 'fore i had the bops always kept my city on me like it was a swatch every time we in the party took it up a notch now i'm thinkin' 'bout this new girl and she doin' pop wanna know my -- longer than a pringle box tired of seein' these black kids on the face of fox -- cnn they don't wanna
see us win mama don't you worry no no more worry no no more always told me yeah flow gotta grow everything i detonate that -- gotta blow pray for young love we don't pray for love we don't we don't we don't wanna save no more no more no more no more no more [ cheers and applause ] >> seth: travi$ scott. the album "rodeo" is out now. catch him on tour with the weeknd. go to travisscott.com for dates. we'll be right back.
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